For an idle evening, Stretch out long and dull, amid the colorful blossoms. Find the closest spot to the fountain and as the sound of water fills the air, let the gentle breeze throw light Showers on you. Kids run around playing hide 'n' seek behind the hedges, few others soak in the sun on cold winter afternoon. A warm snack with you family, surrounded by roses, is the idea of a perfect Sunday of all Chandigarh people.As we all know that Zakir's Rose Garden is largest in Asia, it till date is a chart buster picnic spot and a colorful Stretch which is also a jogger’s paradise. It is spread over 30 acres with 1600 different species of roses. The Rose Garden is not only known for its precious roses, but also for the trees of medicinal value.
The Rose Garden in Chandigarh
was built in 1967 under the guidance of first Chief Commissioner of Chandigarh, Dr. M S Randhawa The Rose Festival in Chandigarh is a three day festivity when the Rose Garden flaunts its vibrant new attire. The fragrance of these fresh blossoms fills the city. During this period its is in its full bloom. The celebration of Rose Festival also brings high excitement to the city. When the weather is great it’s time to get out and take Rides that will put a smile on your face. Camel back riding and bungee jumping keep the kids involved, while you Can whisk a look around to take home a few buys from the countless stalls. It is time of the year when Traders from all over the nation get their act together to showcase their specialties.